Reason 7: The Great Famine

    Posted by Joe Donnellan on Apr 3, 2018 9:10:32 AM


    Today we started our first reason in our new theme – Ireland’s History of Emigration. The Famine was a seminal event in Irish history and, while you wouldn’t expect to visit Ireland specifically for this one event, there is such a legacy left behind that makes it worth it.

    • Our featured image is one of the haunting Famine Memorial in Dublin

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    • IrishCé mhéad daoine a d’fhág Éirinn don Meiriceá le linn an Ghorta Mhóir?
    • Phoenetic Kay vade dhee-nee a dhawg Erin don Mericaw lay linn on gurta wore?
    • Translation How many people left Ireland for America during the great famine?

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    • 9 Day self-drive tour taking you all the way from Belfast to Cork.
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    Topics: Ireland